An Introduction to Beta Testing
You’re a product manager for a soon to be released product and you want to make sure it’s completely ready for release. You’ve heard about beta testing before but you’ve never managed or participated in one. In fact, the more you think about it, the more you realize how little you know about beta testing. […]
Centercode Helps One Cloud’s New Software Soar
For our latest case study, we take a look at Centercode’s work with One Cloud. One Cloud is a software platform that allows professional photographers to provide their clients with a simple, seamlessly-branded experience when digitally delivering or sharing their work. Professional photographers Gavin and Erin Wade had been struggling with finding an efficient way […]
Using Beta to Build a Better Kickstarter Campaign
Crowdfunding is undoubtedly changing the tech landscape. Promising companies are posting videos featuring intriguing prototypes and fascinating concepts every day on sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or one of the many other crowdfunding options out there. At the same time, tech company executives, journalists, and investors are trying to figure out exactly what crowdfunding means for […]
Case Study on the Realization of Basketball Dreams
The team at Future Stars Gaming has been working hard on their suite of Facebook games for nearly two years. Before they launched, however, they wanted validation that their first game, Basketball Dreams, had everything their players wanted. With this in mind, they came to Centercode’s Managed Betas team. The result was a flood of objective, constructive feedback that helped the FSG team improve and launch their game with confidence.
New Case Study on Mobile Startup Slice
The Slice team was busy putting the final touches on their photo-sharing mobile app and didn’t have the time, experience, or internal resources to run a traditional beta test. They had given the app to friends and family to try out, but simply weren’t getting the feedback they needed to perfect their app before launch.
Centercode 2013 Managed Beta Refresh
We’ve been providing managed beta tests as a service to companies of all sizes for more than 10 years now. We’ve managed tests for countless product categories, from mobile apps and massively multiplayer games, to next-gen thermostats and enterprise hardware. At this point I think it’s safe to say that we’ve managed a wider variety of beta tests than any company, ever.